The DPPF announces its 2022 group of grant and mentorship recipients!

Select any image to start slideshow of sample images from 2022 grant winners.

Focused Support for Sports Photographers

The DPPF is the only nonprofit organization dedicated to providing career development opportunities to emerging sports photographers. Founded in 2019 in memory of the late photojournalist Doug Pensinger, the DPPF provides support in the form of grants, mentorships, and opportunities to build community and make connections with other photographers.

Seven photographers chosen to receive $5,000 grants.

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Grant Entries Now Accepted

Grant Entries Now Accepted

7 photographers will be chosen to receive $5,000 grants, and three of them will be chosen for a year-long mentorship. The application portal will be open through May 1, 2024. Start here.

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Focus on Wei-Chih Wang

Focus on Wei-Chih Wang

A 2022 DPPF grant recipient, Wei-Chih is an underwater photographer based on Green Island on the east coast of Taiwan. He is a former free-diving instructor, and his photos are taken within the timespan of a single breath.⁠⁠instagram.com/kennywang627⁠ Wei-Chih shares...

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